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Prior Authorization Specialist | Colorado Only

Denver, CO 80218

Posted: 05/22/2023 Job Types: Temp To Perm Category: Medical Administration Job Number: 755330 Pay Rate: $21-23/hour DOE Position / Certification: Med Admin Specialty: State / Search: Colorado

Job Description

Are you a healthcare professional with a passion for patient care! We have the opportunity for you! 

Our specialty office is currently seeking a detail-oriented and knowledgeable Medical Prior Authorization Specialist to join our healthcare team. As a Medical Prior Authorization Specialist, you will play a crucial role in obtaining insurance pre-approvals for medical procedures, tests, medications, and other healthcare services. Enjoy working closely with our team of healthcare providers, patients, and insurance companies to ensure that the authorization process is completed accurately and efficiently. We offer a supportive work environment, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package — plus opportunities for growth and advancement! If you are passionate about helping others and are excited to be part of a growing team, we encourage you to apply today! 

Prior Authorization Specialist Responsibilities include:

  • Review and process prior authorization requests
  • Communicate with healthcare providers and insurance companies to gather required information
  • Follow up on pending or denied prior authorization requests, providing additional information and appealing denials when necessary
  • Verify insurance coverage and benefits
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records

Prior Authorization Specialist Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of health insurance and prior authorization processes
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with electronic medical records and insurance databases

Job Requirements

  • Must have 1 (1) year of recent experience as a Prior Authorization Specialist
  • Must have two (2) great manager or supervisor references 
  • Must have EMR experience
  • Able to pass a background check 
  • Able to pass a drug screen 
  • Able to work full-time in person

Additional Information

About WSi Healthcare Personnel

We were recently awarded ‘Best in Staffing for Talent’ by ClearlyRated in 2023, WSi has been committed to providing complete job placement services in healthcare to the western region for 35 years while providing the best for both our candidates and clients. Due to the outstanding placement services, pay rates, and opportunities, healthcare professionals trust their careers to WSi. If you’re in need of a full-time or part-time position, or a temporary opportunity, contact WSi Healthcare Personnel today for more information on how you can join our esteemed team of healthcare professionals.

Referral Bonus Program

Even if you are not currently needing assistance, if you know of other qualified healthcare workers seeking employment opportunities please pass on my contact information. Once they become active and have worked at least 40 hours on our payroll, we will send you a $250 referral bonus. There is no limit to the number of people you can refer!

WSi Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are also a Drug-Free Workplace and will require all candidates to submit to a pre-employment screening test prior to employment. Should you need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process, please contact us for assistance.

Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Groome

Emily works as a recruiter specializing in the medical administration space. She began her career as an occupational therapist, working in various settings before transitioning to recruitment. She now enjoys helping individuals find fulfilling opportunities in healthcare. Her favorite part of working at WSi Healthcare Personnel is forming connections with candidates, understanding their needs, and helping them achieve their goals. Contact Emily today to talk about several quality career opportunities! 

WSi Healthcare Personnel staffs over 30 medical positions ranging from Medical Receptionist, Medical Assistants, Therapists, Pharmacists, Radiology and Nursing.

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